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Create SVN (Subversion) web statistics on Debian Lenny Linux with mpy-svn-stats and svnstats.sh

I’ve recently desired to have a visualized statistics on how many commits, imports, people who commit into subversion’s repositories,graphs showing up the most active comitters, commits into the all subversion repositories grouped by month, week etc.

Debian Editions

For those who want the bleeding edge in Debian, sidux is for you. All the while, Linux Mint is contemplating on switching its code base from Ubuntu to Debian Testing. Well and good. It’s time for a great community distro like Linux Mint to step out of the shadow of Canonical and its commercial interests.

Setting up file sharing on debian lenny

If you have installed Debian Lenny with file sharing (in the lenny installer), you will need to add users to that installation and specify folders that need to be shared, here i will show you how to add a user and share a folder with that user.

Setting Up libcdio for Ruby on Debian Lenny

I am on the verge of a writing a program to read a list of tracks from an audio CD in C but since i also program Ruby i am playing around with it using an already existing library. This is how to set it up on a debian machine.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated: The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename “lenny”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

Apache And MySQL Monitoring With Bijk On Debian Lenny

This tutorial describes how you can monitor your server with the tool Bijk. Bijk creates online 30 graphs about load, CPU, memory, traffic, Apache, NginX, PostreSQL and others with alerts. Bijk can be used on Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat and Gentoo

Generating Web Site Statistics With AWStats & JAWStats On Debian Lenny

This tutorial explains how you can generate statistics for your web site with AWStats and JAWStats on a Debian Lenny web server. AWStats is a free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web server statistics.

Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Lenny

This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and pflogsumm. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix

Disk Backup With Amanda On Debian Lenny

Amanda is an open source client/server solution to back up filesystems. Backups are triggered by the backup server, backup definitions are located on the servers but exclusion lists are located on the client.

Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Lenny

This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and pflogsumm. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix

How to build a pure-ftpd Debian package for OpenVZ virtual machines (without capabilities enabled)

The pure-ftpd package that comes with Debian 5.0 (Lenny) does not start in a OpenVZ virtual machine as it is compiled with “capabilities”. This tutorial describes the steps to build a pure-ftpd Debian package with capabilities disabled…

How to migrate Xen from version 3.2 to version 4 on GNU/Debian Lenny

Xen is an opensource hypervisor. Version 4 has been released on the 7th of april 2010. Unfortunatly, Debian is only shipped with Xen version 3.2 for current stable Lenny, and version 3.4 for next stable Squeeze. Let’s see how to install Xen 4 on Lenny.

Localtunnel on Debian Lenny

Here is a quick howto for running localtunnel on Debian Lenny.

Debian + Backports is Better than the Latest Ubuntu

I don’t buy to the view that Debian Stable is outdated. If you are running a server this much older packages and slow updates are a blessing. Moreover, you can catchup to the latest and greatest packages even on desktop.

Install Memcached With repcached “Built-In Server Side Replication” On Debian Lenny

People probably know about memcached and its high performance name-value based memory object cache interface. Its main purpose is to provide an easy to use distributed caching engine in a multinode environment.

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx / Debian 5 Lenny With Coloured Interface

rTorrent is a popular command line based bittorrent client. It provides very powerful features yet it is very light on the system – contrary to other bittorrent clients like Vuze.

Fight Image Spam With FuzzyOCR And SpamAssassin On Debian Lenny

FuzzyOCR is a plugin for SpamAssassin which is aimed at unsolicited bulk mail containing images as the main content carrier. Using different methods, it analyzes the content and properties of images to distinguish between normal mails (ham) and spam mails.

Tightening PHP Security on Apache 2.2 with ModSecurity2 on Debian Lenny Linux

In this article you’ll learn how I easily installed and configured the ModSecurity 2 on a Debian Lenny system.

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Lenny

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Lenny system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

How To Install Z-Push On An ISPConfig 3 Server (Debian Lenny)

Z-push is an implementation of the ActiveSync protocol which is used ‘over-the-air’ for multi platform ActiveSync devices, including Windows Mobile, iPhone, Sony Ericsson and Nokia mobile devices.

How-to Install Rsync in Debian Lenny

This mini how-to provides a comprehensive instruction on how to install Rsync in Debian Lenny (Linux). I’m using Rsync to synchronize files on several servers. Let’s install and configure rsync:

Getting twirssi working in Debian Lenny

All of my IRC is done from my main virtual machine, which is also my e-mail server and web server, and thus, it’s running Debian stable (currently lenny), unfortunately this does not include the Net::Twitter library that twirssi relies on.

Highly Available NFS Server Using DRBD And Heartbeat On Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

This HowTo explains how I set up a highly available NFS server using Debian 5 (Lenny) and drbd8 with heartbeat. I did this setup a few days ago. Just for fun. So I thought, it’s a good idea to document this.

Switched to good ole’ Debian Lenny

Last night in my zombified state I migrated from RHEL 5 to Debian Lenny as I need to brush up on my Debian skillz. This was alot easier than expected thanks to my good friend rsync.

Installing Python 2.6 from Source on Debian Lenny (AMD64)

Nothing different about AMD64. Note that before doing sudo make install, you may wish to remove /usr/local/lib/python2.6/site-packages directory especially if you have a previous installation of Python 32-bit system.

Installing SNMPD (with remote access) on Debian 5/Lenny

Today we’re installing snmpd so that we can query our debian server from another remote server that will use snmp in alert scripts and pretty graphing software.

Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Debian Lenny

Vsftpd is one of the most secure and fastest FTP servers for Linux. Usually vsftpd is configured to work with system users. This document describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

Installing wxPython 2.8 on Debian Lenny

Actually Debian has the python-wxgtk2.8 package which you can simply apt-get if you wish to have it installed as part of Python 2.5 which is the stable version for Lenny. I’m adding wxPython 2.8 to Python 2.6, which I installed from source.

Installing VirtualBox under Debian Lenny

After a fresh installation of Debian Lenny, I wanted to use a quite very recent version of VirtualBox. One solution is the Debian backports : Here are the VirtualBox packages available

Riak Install on Debian Lenny

I’m doing some comparative analysis of various distributed non-relational databases and consequently wrestled with the installation of Riak on a server running Debian Lenny.

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